• Guilty Pleasures

    Gift Guide for the Wine-a-holic

     Some products mentioned in this post were sent to me as samples for possible inclusion in this gift guide. All opinions are my own. Cheers…it’s a holiday gift guide for the…

  • Parenting

    Gift Guide for the Tired Mom

    A selection of holiday gifts for the tired mom in your life! Whether you’re a mom of a kid who isn’t sleeping through the night or you’re just too damn busy…

  • Parenting

    Anatomy of The Day Matt Lauer Was Fired

    What a day! 5:45 A.M. Wake up. Empty dishwasher. Make lunch for my husband and daughter.  7:00 A.M. Get my daughter on the bus. Television is on…but not on NBC, because…

  • Parenting

    HOT Black Friday Deals

    Check out all the hottest Black Friday sales and deals! Maybe you aren’t the type to brave the mall at midnight on Thanksgiving, the official start to Black Friday. (Don’t worry–…

  • Parenting

    Zoloft {Day 5}

    I met with a psychiatrist and I’m feeling hopeful! It seemed like forever from the time when I made my appointment with a psychiatrist to the actual date of the appointment……

  • Parenting

    7 Reasons to Go See A Bad Moms Christmas

    Here are seven reasons why you should go see A Bad Moms Christmas this holiday season… You knew that studio execs couldn’t let a blockbuster like Bad Moms get away without a…

  • Parenting

    The First Step

    Anxiety hits in different ways for different people. Well, I finally went and did it– I made an appointment with a psychiatrist. After a few years of struggling to stop yelling…

  • Parenting

    Me Too

    My story of a sexual harassment incident when I was in my teens… Yesterday actress Alyssa Milano asked any woman who has been sexually harassed or abused to write “Me too”…

  • Parenting

    Drinking & Tweeting

    Note to self– don’t engage in a Twitter feud while drinking wine. Sometimes right before I go to bed I will email myself listing the things I’m either worrying about or…

  • Parenting

    Feeling Inspired

    I’m feeling inspired on this lovely Saturday morning! Good morning everyone! I am feeling inspired on this Saturday morning, and in a week that has been filled with so much despair,…

  • Parenting

    Post-Sobriety Diaries {An Update}

    An update on my life since I finished 30 days of being sober… If you followed along with The Sobriety Diaries, maybe you’re feeling like you’re in withdrawal (alcohol joke– ha!).…

  • Parenting

    It Gets Better

    The teen years can be tough, but it gets better. Yesterday I ran the We’re All Human 5K Color Run. It was my first color run. For those who are unfamiliar…

  • Parenting

    13 Candy Alternatives for Trick-or-Treaters

     Oriental Trading provided me with products for the purposes of this post. All opinions are my own. Here are 13 candy alternatives for trick-or-treaters this Halloween! Tired of contributing to the…

  • Guilty Pleasures

    9 Books to Read This Fall

    Here are some great books to check out this fall…   It’s fall, y’all.  (Even though it definitely doesn’t feel like it in my neck of the woods–hello, 90 degree weather at…

  • Parenting

    The Sobriety Diaries {Day 30}

    I made it…sort of! Well, the day has arrived. Day 30. Even though I cheated at the Sam Hunt concert and had a teeny tiny bit of beer, I still feel…

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